The Gentlemen

critic Reviews

71% Fresh Tomatometer Score71%
  • It may not win writer-director Guy Ritchie many new converts, but for those already attuned to the filmmaker's brash wavelength, The Gentlemen stands tall.
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    Douglas DavidsonElements of Madness
    ... [Ritchie's] latest effort, The Gentlemen, gives off a sense of Ritchie breaking free from whatever he was trying to conform too in the latter pictures, using the polish as a beautiful veneer for some truly nasty mayhem.
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    Anthony LaneNew Yorker
    "The Gentlemen" is a mongrel of a movie. There are not enough twists and tangles for a proper mystery, not enough thrills for an action flick, and not enough laughs for a comedy...
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    Mark DujsikMark Reviews Movies
    It's a story ... that's really about how tricky and showy Ritchie can be when telling a story.
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    Jeanne KaplanKaplan vs. Kaplan
    A highly entertaining bit of naughtiness from Guy Ritchie and his extraordinary cast makes THE GENTLEMEN the first fun movie of 2020.
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    David KaplanKaplan vs. Kaplan
    The plot is intricate, clever and replete with surprises...a film that is never boring.
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    Jeffrey LylesLyles' Movie Files
    While it doesn't doesn't reinvent the crime comedy genre, The Gentlemen is well worth checking out for fans of Ritchie's earlier work.
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    Phil VillarrealABC Tucson
    It's good to have Ritchie back. Now to find a way to keep him away from historical epics or Disney remakes.
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    Robert HortonHeraldNet (Everett, WA)
    The same smirk is in place, the same breezy pleasure in random violence, the same snickering over gay jokes and Asian names.
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    Steve KatzBullz-Eye.com
    The Gentlemen is at times nauseatingly overwritten and pleased with itself, which is rather infuriating considering that it's a decent little potboiler when it isn't trying so hard.
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    Kristen LopezThe Movie Isle
    The Gentlemen is a rollicking and biting look at everything from international relations to filmmaking, wrapped up in a veneer of polished elegance.
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